Restrictions to be waived in the joint replacement model.
Stakeholders convinced CMS that the costs of email interaction was not covered by other sources and did entail additional costs to deliver telehealth services such as maintaining the telecommunications equipment, software and security.
Researchers in Wisconsin caution that more email interaction may lead to more doctor office visits.
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Healthcare Finance also reported on how five grants from UHC totaling $234,000 to Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas will advance its prototype telemedicine system to a fully functional program to provide access to care for those who do not live close to a provider.
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